West Seattle Bicycle Counter Installed 2

West Seattle Bicycle Counter Installed
UPDATE 6/24/13:  Cascade Bicycle Club has notified us that the the counter was indeed having some counting problems.  They are working on the fix and the bike counter celebration has been re-scheduled to Monday, July 1 from 4 – 6 pm. West Seattle’s Bike Counter, the second bike counter in the city (the other is ...

Highland Park Greenways first public meeting

WSBC members Craig Rankin and Theresa Beaulieu bring this news from Highland Park Action Committee and SDOT.  Craig has been working on this for quite a while in his neighborhood.  SDOT has now funded the public outreach and planning work. HPAC and SDOT will be hosting a Neighborhood Greenway Meeting that we encourage everyone to ...

WSBC July 2 Meeting

July 2, 20136:3o to 8:00 pm at Highland Park Improvement Club,  1116 SW Holden Street, 98106 map Special Guest: Sara Zora, SDOT Bike Planner, for discussion of Seattle Bike Master Plan Update. Other agenda items:  Project reports and volunteer recruiting for projects and activities.6 month Progress report on 2013 action plan. Open meeting – please ...

Let’s be heard: West Seattle in Bike Master Plan

6 pm Wednesday, June 12 at Columbia Branch Library – let’s go! Last public open house before the plan is submitted to City Council early this fall. Tom Fucoloro has a post today in the Seattle Bike Blog featuring kids trying to cross one of our West Seattle arterials as the poster child for the ...

Bike Master Plan – Test Questions

Test questions revealed in advance of SDOT’s June open houses! REPORT CARD     June 2013 Seattle Draft Bicycle Master Plan Update for SW Sector            This is what we asked SDOT to add to the first draft of the plan update, in December 2012. (this is not everything in the draft plan — only what we ...

Buses, bikes and social life

Buses, bikes and social life
This day would have been so much less if I had driven a car the places I needed to go. This morning a nice tailwind pushed me most of the way to work under threatening skies. Later on I took the #66 to go to the dentist in the U District with bike on board ...

Seattle Bike Master Plan: Have We Been Heard?

The Bike Master Plan Update final draft will be revealed at public open houses in June. Last fall, we organized and participated in workshops, meetings with SDOT planners, group mapping and online comments.  Does the plan respond?  Lets go find out and let the planners and City Council know what we think! June 5,  6-7:30 ...

East Marginal Way – with SDOT 1

Notes from May 17 meeting at Seattle Department of Transportation Attending from SDOT: Dongho Chang, City Traffic Engineer Monica DeWald, Traffic Management Division, Pedestrian & Bicycle Program Christopher Eaves, Traffic Management Division, Port and Freight   Attending from West Seattle Bike Connections: Sakaru Tsuchiya, civil engineer specialist in pedestrian and bike facilities Bob Anderton, attorney ...

Bike to Work Day – Friday May 17

WEST SEATTLE BIKE CONNECTIONS for the first time hosts the F5 Bike to Work Day station at the west end of the West Seattle low level bridge where the Bridge Trail, Duwamish Trail, and Alki Trail converge. Stop a minute for a home made cookie from our volunteers, coffee donated by Starbucks, a souvenir from ...

His name is Lance David

Thank you for a huge demonstration of community support tonight for Lance David, and for safe streets. Scores of people from all over West Seattle and the rest of the city rode with us. Mayor McGinn. Council Member Tom Rasmussen. SDOT Traffic Engineer Donho Chang. Port of Seattle Government Affairs Director Mike Merritt. Madi Carlson ...